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Austrias favourite ice-cream: cookies and vanilla

Cookie and vanilla are the favourite ice-cream flavours of Austrians, according to a survey by the Chamber of Commerce.

The simple vanilla flavour is the top choice in the classical flavours category, followed by chocolate, strawberry, hazelnut, lemon and Stracciatella.

Cookies came up top in the "modern" ice-cream flavour category, followed by cinnamon and more unusual flavours of mojito, and semolina.

The unusual but up and coming flavours such as Gorgonzola and curry didn't manage to make it to the top of the list - nor did the Conchita Wurst sausage flavoured ice-cream created by German ice-cream manufacturers, topped off with a Viennese sausage.

A spokesman for the Germany company, Benjamin Koertig, said: "In Munich we have the Weiss Wurst - white sausage - and we also have a white sausage ice cream, so it's not really surprising that we now have the Conchita sausage."

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